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Manager, Global IT Infrastructure

Braze

Braze

IT, Other Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.

The Global Infrastructure Manager is a new role and will oversee our growing global office infrastructure. This role will lead the transition away from contractor support for our infrastructure to building out an internal team. The services under the responsibility of this role are the underpinning (or supporting) services and infrastructure that enable the delivery of employee-facing IT services supporting our offices. You will manage/oversee the architecture of infrastructure for office build-outs, infrastructure upgrades, and day-to-day operations. You will manage and grow the Infrastructure team.

What you will do:

  • Manage the design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of AV, security systems, and networking equipment for office build-outs.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures related to infrastructure management.
  • Manage services and direct reports in three functional areas: networking, audio-visual, physical security, and end-user cloud security.
  • Work alongside the service desk, security teams, development teams, project managers, and vendors to deliver IT services.
  • Manage and support the network, AV, surveillance, and physical security systems
  • Performance monitoring, Implementing reporting of performance, and ensuring business continuity. Proactively identifying issues and developing solutions to remediate issues.
  • Own the architecture, planning, configuration, and implementation of our networking infrastructure.
  • Responsible for supporting, monitoring and responding to infrastructure incidents
  • Report on infrastructure performance and availability.
  • Design and execute long-term plans that assure a company’s infrastructure capacity remains up-to-date.
  • Maintain activity logs and identify and measure critical operational metrics.
  • Expect to travel to global sites to support office infrastructure builds and maintenance
  • Provide recommendations for the annual IT division budget

Who you are:

  • 7+ years of experience in network engineering and 5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure management.
  • Experience with vendor management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of supporting Juniper infrastructure and wireless networks in an enterprise environment. Familiarity with supporting Ruckus systems is a plus.
  • Experience with end-user cloud security solutions such as Zscaler ZIA and ZPA
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteerism Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®

Details of these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

ABOUT BRAZE

Braze (Nasdaq: BRZE) is a leading comprehensive customer engagement platform that powers interactions between consumers and brands they love. With Braze, global brands can ingest and process customer data in real time, orchestrate and optimize contextually relevant, cross-channel marketing campaigns and continuously evolve their customer engagement strategies.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #1 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces (Medium), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #5 on Fortune’s 2022 Best Workplaces for Millennials in the US, #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large), and were named as a Top Achiever on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.

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